Located in Central Illinois. Stop by for a look at the interesting collection of cars, toys, firetrucks, trains, clocks and so much more!
Located in Central Illinois. The Vonachen Old Place train cars were restored in 2022 and are now open to the public.
Located in Central Illinois. Our large campus includes six buildings with indoor and outdoor displays!
Have come from: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, England, Finland, Germany, India, Japan, Liberia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, USA, and the 47 States shaded in the map, including 189 cities/towns in IL
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Ticket price includes admission to the six buildings on our campus plus trains. Admission is good all day.
The museum visits are self-guided. Most guests spend around 2.5 hours.
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Accepted payments include cash, checks, and credit cards.
During the 2024 season the museum will be open from May 1 through October 31.
Closed on July 4 and Labor Day
You can visit from Wednesday through Sunday
12:00 pm and 5:00 pm
(last tickets sold at 4:30 pm)
Specific accommodations can be made for large groups and tours.
It’s great fun to see the faces of visitors when our Barbershop Quartet of former presidents (life-size) begin singing or the miniature circus parade starts up, or the orchestrion begins filling the room with old fashioned music.
Children especially like to pull the ropes to make the whistles blow and push the button to watch the Lionel trains chug along.